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Last evening United Future leader Peter Dunne took a leaf out of his good friend National leader Don Brash's campaigning
book and explained on TVNZ's Close Up at Seven that the Green Party's worldview was not that of the 'mainstream'.
“How do you find a lion that has swallowed you?” asked Swiss psychologist, Carl Jung, commenting on the moral dilemma
posed by the “shadow,” his insightful term for the dark, hidden side of the human psyche. The answer to Jung’s questions
is “you can’t ...
The more things change, the more things stay the same. Parliament had 8 parties it still has 8 parties. Labour was a
minority government relying on different parties for different issues. The government will be a minority Labour
government relying ...
Prime Minister John Howard should be the last national leader to Lecture the world on the shortcomings of the nuclear
Non-Proliferation Treaty(NPT) since Australia is set to undermine and weaken it further through exporting uranium to
China, Australian ...
National MP Tony Ryall says Helen Clark waited till her Associate Pacific Island Affairs Minister had secured her a
strong South Auckland vote before investigating his role in the Visa-gate immigration scandal.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told delegates to the opening meeting of the United Nations General Assembly’s 60th
session the organization must be prepared to stand up to Iran, which threatens Middle East peace by pursuing a nuclear
Does anyone actually watch the TV shows they watch? Medical Investigation (TV3) for example. On the surface this drama
looks like just another mildly entertaining medical show. But watch closely and you begin to see the creepy undertones
of neoconservative ...
• Vice President Rangel leads a campaign for anti-evangelical vigilance as the Robertson affair reminds him and the
nation of the suspect activities of the New Tribes Mission decades ago.
The Green Party is moving swiftly to allay fears in the business community about the role the Greens could play in the
Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that senior members of cabinet have met with Hon Taito Phillip Field about
allegations which have been raised in the news media.
I thought that we kiwis were different. How foolish of me. It seems that nothing is more universal in politics than the
currency of self-interest. Dr Don Brash’s tax cut package and callous disregard for our nation’s founding document
Scoop clearly has a large number of remarkably politically astute readers. Consequently among the 200+ entries it was
far from easy to decide upon the winners for our pick the result election sweepstake competition.
The stolen elections of 2000, 2002 and 2004 are nowhere to be found in the milquetoast Carter-Baker Report now passing
for wisdom on America’s broken electoral system.
A good part of looking like a winner is acting like a winner, and as John Armstrong says today, Helen Clark is wasting
no time doing that. Lots of handshakes and hongi, and a very clear intention to project a sense of business being
"Neither National nor Labour will achieve an absolute majority and each of these parties will want to talk with the
Mäori Party" says the President of the Party, Professor Whatarangi Winiata.
Brussels, 19 September 2005 (ICFTU OnLine): In a letter (to Colombian President Álvaro Uribe Vélez, the ICFTU has
condemned the vicious torture and murder of Luciano Enrique Romero Molina, a leader of the foodworkers' union
SINALTRAINAL. Molina was found ...
Kiwibank's profit announcement today shows just how valuable it is to have a New Zealand owned bank, Progressive Leader
and instigator of the bank, Jim Anderton said.
The two leaders confirmed their understanding of Mr Peters’ Rotorua speech on 7th September 2005, in which he set out
the position New Zealand First would take to ensure stable government for the next term of Parliament.
In a continuing series of bilateral talks with leaders attending the United Nations General Assembly’s 60th anniversary
session, Secretary-General Kofi Annan today held wide-ranging talks on such crisis flashpoints as the Middle East,
Iran’s nuclear ...
PICKET THE US CONSULATE THIS SAT 24TH @ 11AM. This is part of an international day against the wars in Iraq and
Afghanistan and we are also linking it to the man-made disaster in New Orleans. Our poster “Stop the War – Support the
Poor” can be downloaded ...
Salaam (peace) is at the core of Islam. The Qu'ran is replete with exhortations to non-violence over violence, and
forgiveness over retribution. The life and actions of the Prophet Mohammed are an example of the value in which Islam
holds peace. The ...
If George Bush had encountered the same fate as Jim Carrey’s character in the movie Liar Liar , and had been rendered
incapable of lying, America would not have been subjected to thirty minutes of manipulative propaganda on 9/15.
Compelled to tell ...
As major fishing nations sit down around the table in Estonia, today to further divide up the dwindling fish stocks of
the once rich waters of the Northwest Atlantic, Greenpeace warned that the same could happen to Pacific fisheries.
Two Auckland scientists are working on research they hope will create new colours of a flower successfully created for
the export market.
Forget party politics, it's party time for Auckland's Mike Limbrick, who won $1,000 a week for the next six years on
Lotto's Winning Wheel on Saturday night, says New Zealand Lotteries Commission (NZ Lotteries) Chief Executive Trevor
"In this election, two capitalist parties organised a cynical lolly scramble for voters to see which of them could get
in to run NZ Capitalism Ltd for the next three years," said Anti-Capitalist Alliance spokesperson Daphna Whitmore.
Smartjack™ Flying High With US Patent Phitek’s Successful Noise Cancellation Product Granted US Patent
Prime Minister Helen Clark today congratulated Michael Campbell on his win in the World Matchplay Championship.
MetService snow warnings now cover Southland, Otago, Canterbury, Kaikoura and the entire southern half of the North
Island. Snow over the southern North Island is expected to get heavier tonight and not start easing until late on
On the 18th of September an international delegation of 15 La Via Campesina leaders from India, Bangladesh, Korea,
European Union, United States, Brazil, Nicaragua, Mexico, Mozambique, Dominican Republic, Cuba, accompanied by 50
members of FSPI as ...